Police activity near Sabin Middle school impacts student pick up on Wednesday, no students in danger

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Published: Dec. 8, 2021 at 3:44 PM MST|Updated: Dec. 9, 2021 at 5:46 AM MST
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Police confirm law enforcement activity near a Colorado Springs middle school Wednesday was not criminal in nature.

District 11 notified parents shortly before 3:30 p.m. that there was a police presence around the school that could impact the dismissal process:

“Due to police presence near Sabin, the dismissal process may be impacted. Police are responding to a call that did not involve Sabin, but because of the police presence, there you may be re-routed if picking your student up from school today. All students and staff remain safe. Thank you.”

The school is located just east of North Academy Boulevard and North Carefree Circle.

Police later confirmed officers were responding to a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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